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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Wrinkle  \Wrin"kle\,  v.  i. 
  To  shrink  into  furrows  and  ridges. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Wrinkle  \Wrin"kle\,  n. 
  A  winkle.  [Local,  U.  S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Wrinkle  \Wrin"kle\,  n.  [OE.  wrinkil  AS  wrincle;  akin  to  OD 
  wrinckel  and  prob.  to  Dan.  rynke  Sw  rynka  Icel.  hrukka 
  OHG.  runza,  G.  runzel,  L.  ruga.  ????.] 
  1.  A  small  ridge,  prominence,  or  furrow  formed  by  the 
  shrinking  or  contraction  of  any  smooth  substance;  a 
  corrugation;  a  crease;  a  slight  fold;  as  wrinkle  in  the 
  skin;  a  wrinkle  in  cloth.  ``The  wrinkles  in  my  brows.'' 
  --Shak. 
 
  Within  I  do  not  find  wrinkles  and  used  heart,  but 
  unspent  youth.  --Emerson. 
 
  2.  hence  any  roughness;  unevenness. 
 
  Not  the  least  wrinkle  to  deform  the  sky.  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  [Perhaps  a  different  word  and  a  dim.  AS  wrenc  a 
  twisting,  deceit.  Cf  {Wrench},  n.]  A  notion  or  fancy;  a 
  whim;  as  to  have  a  new  wrinkle.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Wrinkle  \Wrin"kle\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Wrinkled};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Wrinkling}.] 
  1.  To  contract  into  furrows  and  prominences;  to  make  a 
  wrinkle  or  wrinkles  in  to  corrugate;  as  wrinkle  the  skin 
  or  the  brow.  ``Sport  that  wrinkled  Care  derides.'' 
  --Milton. 
 
  Her  wrinkled  form  in  black  and  white  arrayed. 
  --Pope. 
 
  2.  Hence  to  make  rough  or  uneven  in  any  way 
 
  A  keen  north  wind  that  blowing  dry,  Wrinkled  the 
  face  of  deluge,  as  decayed.  --Milton. 
 
  Then  danced  we  on  the  wrinkled  sand.  --Bryant. 
 
  {To  wrinkle  at},  to  sneer  at  [Obs.]  --Marston. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  wrinkle 
  n  :  a  slight  depression  in  the  smoothness  of  a  surface;  "His 
  face  has  many  wrinkles"  [syn:  {furrow},  {crease},  {crinkle}, 
  {seam},  {line}] 
  v  1:  gather  or  contract  into  wrinkles  or  folds;  pucker;  "purse 
  ones's  lips"  [syn:  {purse}] 
  2:  make  wrinkles  or  creases  into  a  smooth  surface;  "The  dress 
  got  wrinkled"  [syn:  {ruckle},  {crease},  {crinkle},  {scrunch}, 
  {scrunch  up},  {crisp}] 
  3:  make  wrinkled  or  creased;  "furrow  one's  brow"  [syn:  {furrow}, 
  {crease}] 
  4:  become  wrinkled  or  crumpled  or  creased;  "This  fabric  won't 
  wrinkle"  [syn:  {rumple},  {crumple},  {crease},  {crinkle}] 




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